Pearson Mathematics student book for Year 8 follows the Australian Curriculum for Mathematics. It has been strategically designed to attract maximum student engagement, develop a deep understanding of key concepts and skills, and to encourage inquiry and problem solving.
This student book provides you with extensive material, with a collection of maths games, investigations, problem solving tasks, revision activities, practice questions and technology explorations. Additionally, a mini, re-usable whiteboard has been provided, in the back of Pearson Mathematics student book for Year 8, to help encourage active participation from your students. All exercises within the student books are split into the Australian Curriculum proficiency strands: fluency, understanding and reasoning. You’ll also find open-ended questions that encourage creative maths thinking. Accuracy has been observed by this series, with experienced teachers carefully checking every question within Pearson Mathematics - up to five times!
We’re proud to introduce the only series has been structured according to the latest research on how students learn mathematics and on how to avoid common misunderstandings, making it easy for you to provide an innovative and effective education to your students with Pearson Mathematics.
Built from the ground up for the Australian Curriculum, we’ve been able to base the series on the latest pedagogical research on how students learn best. We’ve combined carefully selected grading with thoughtful open-ended questions at the end of every exercise, based on research conducted by the lead writer of the Australian Mathematics Curriculum, Peter Sullivan. Through careful integration of all the sub-headings of the proficiency strand (fluency, understanding, reasoning, problem solving and open-ended questions) a full coverage of the curriculum has been achieved. Equipped as well with the 5e+ format (the engage, explore, elaborate, evaluate and extend model), Pearson Mathematics helps you to provide the right balance of scaffolding and openness for inquiry-based investigations.
Pearson Mathematics is supported by a rich multimedia resource bank, which can help to create engaging lessons, providing additional support, extension activities, and consolidate learning. Explore over 1,150 digital lessons, videos, games, puzzles, interactive activities and more.
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